2018 Pauley Lecture – “Listen to Athletes for a Change: Race, Politics, and Sports”

Date: Time: 5:30 pm–7:00 pm Location: Nebraska Union
What happens when athletes use their moments on the field, the court, the track or the pitch to make a political statement? Do we have different expectations of who they are and what they are or should be doing? Dr. Amy Bass, professor of History and …

“Reluctant Warriors…”: A Talk by Kevin J. McNamara

Date: Time: 4:00 pm–5:30 pm Location: Sheldon Museum of Art
Kevin J. McNamara is the author of “Dreams of a Great Small Nation: The Mutinous Army that Threatened a Revolution, Destroyed an Empire, Founded a Republic, and Remade the Map of Europe,” a lively yet comprehensive account of the highly dramatic …